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jag·ua·run·di

also jag·ua·ron·di (jăg′wə-rŭn′dē)
n. pl. jag·ua·run·dis also jag·ua·ron·dis
A long-tailed, grayish-brown or reddish wildcat (Puma yagouaroundi) of southern North America and Central and South America. The jaguarundi is sometimes classified in the genus Felis or Herpailurus.

[Spanish and Portuguese, from Guaraní jaguarundi, yaguarundi, variant of jaguá, yaguar, dog.]

ja•gua•run•di

(ˌdʒɑ gwəˈrʌn di, -gyu ə-, ˌdʒæg wə-, -yu ə-)

n., pl. -dis.
a mainly tropical American wildcat, Felis yagouaroundi, with a long body and tail.
[1880–85; < Portuguese < Guarani jaguarundy wildcat]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jaguarundi - long-bodied long-tailed tropical American wildcatjaguarundi - long-bodied long-tailed tropical American wildcat
Felis, genus Felis - type genus of the Felidae: true cats and most wildcats
wildcat - any small or medium-sized cat resembling the domestic cat and living in the wild
Translations
jaguarondi
References in classic literature ?
I profited, however, by my acquaintance with the Portuguese padre, for on another occasion he gave me a fine specimen of the Yagouaroundi cat.
In contrast, differences in density were not significant for Eira barbara, Herpailurus yagouaroundi, and N.
Among the records of this study, Leopardus geoffroyi, Leopardus wiedii, Puma yagouaroundi, Alouatta guariba, Nasua nasua and Tamandua tetradactyla are under the 'Vulnerable' threat category in the state of Rio Grande do Sul (Fontana et al.
Cuvier, 1798),Leopardus pardalis (Linnaeus, 1758), Leopardns tigrinus (Schreber, 1775), Puma yagouaroundi (Geoffroy, 1803), Guerlinguetus ingrami Thomas, 1901, Cuniculus paca (Linnaeus, 1766), Dasyprocta azarae Lichtenstein, 1823, Lepus europaeus Pallas, 1778 (Padilha, 2011), besides 129 bird species (Favretto et al.
El area del Cerro de la Flores resulta ademas importante porque en ella se registraron otras especies de mamiferos clasificadas en alguna categoria de riesgo de acuerdo a las leyes mexicanas (NOM-059-SEMARNAT) entre ellos: dos carnivoros Nasua narica y Herpailurus yagouaroundi y dos roedores Glaucomys volans y Coendou mexicanus como especies amenazadas.
El unico mamifero que mostro uso exclusivo por el matorral fue Puma yagouaroundi.
La situacion de estas especies en vida libre se ve afectada por la disminucion del habitat por causas antropicas, falta de presas, trafico de pieles y caza furtiva (Weber y Rabinowitz, 1996; Benitez, 2005); y es por ello que toda la Familia Felidae se encuentra recogida en la Convencion sobre el Comercio Internacional de Especies Amenazadas de Fauna y Flora Silvestres (CITES), estan do los generos Panthera, Leopardus y Puma en el Apendice I y Puma yagouaroundi en el Apendice II (CITES, 2009).
yagouaroundi (LC) 4 No data Leopardus (LC) 4 No data pardalis 1 (1) (h) 0.
Genetic variability of Herpailurus yagouaroundi, Puma concolor and Panthera onca (Mammalia, Felidae) studied using Felis catus microsatellites.